Dave Hughes is a book author and celebrated fly-fishing writer who has been writing the "Practical & Useful" column—covering fly-fishing advice and tips of practical value to anglers—for Fly Rod & Reel since 2010. In the 1990s and early 2000s he wrote the “Fly-Fishing Success” column for FR&R.
In July 2015, the Outdoor Writers Association of America named Ted Williams the nation’s best outdoor columnist, presenting him with its overall “Excellence in Craft Award” for his final three “Incite” columns in Audubon. The column ran from September 1988 until May 2014.
Zach Matthews is the host of "The Itinerant Angler Podcast", who has written for this and other publications for over a decade. When he's not fly fishing, he works as a trial lawyer in Atlanta.